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Amazon appears to be increasingly pro-Muslim, anti-Christian

Reader comment on item: Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem

Submitted by Mark James (United States), May 31, 2005 at 00:05

Dear Patty Smith, Amazon Communications,

Amazon's efforts to make Amazon into a more Muslim-friendly site,
especially in the wake of the attempted Quran-desecration shakedown of
Amazon (http://www.danielpipes.org/article/2634), has now made Amazon
look pro-Islam and anti-Christian.

Take for instance this book "200+ Ways the Quran Corrects the Bible"
has a 4-star rating due to Amazon erasing all the pro-Christian
In the comments section you'll see that a Wesley A. Hasten says his
comments on the book keep being erased by Amazon (see below), and a
pro-Muslim comment talks about a previous post by Christian Sherly
Isaac that has been erased (see below). She emailed me that she has
resubmitted the comment twice but it has yet to reappear.

Is it not improbable that a book with this title would have a 4-star
rating when less than one percent of Americans are Muslim?
http://www.danielpipes.org/article/76 That would be like a
pro-Christian title having a 4-star rating in Turkey or Pakistan! Ha!
You would expect the book would have a 2.5-star rating or less just
like most controversial books have, take, for instance, Michelle
Malkin's "In Defense of Internment":

Mark James, Amazon Customer


4 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
Correction, April 16, 2005
Reviewer: Saladin "www.islam-guide.com" (California, USA) - See all my reviews
I think that readers and seakers of truth should have an open mind
when reading this book. And just a correction that I would like to
make to Sherly Isaac's previous posting "Author is completely
mistaken," the Qur'anic verses that Sherly mentioned are taken out of

7 of 14 people found the following review helpful:
Profoundly Absurd, March 14, 2005
Reviewer: Wesley A. Hasten "absolute truth" (San Diego, CA) - See all my reviews
Whoever keeps erasing my response, please stop. I have just as much
right to express my opinion as any of you do. If you don't agree with
what I'm saying here, or you think it's too long, then don't read it.

"Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem" by Daniel Pipes

How Many Muslims Live in the United States? April 22, 2003

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